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Program A: Resident Instruction and Related Activities (RIRA)

Program Authorization: Constitution of 1974, Article VIII; R.S. 17:4; Act 18 of 1997

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program includes the following functional categories: Instruction (credit and noncredit courses; academic, vocational, and technical instruction; remedial and tutorial instruction; and regular, special, and extension sessions); Research (activities specifically organized to produce research, whether commissioned by an agency external to the institution or separately budgeted by an organizational unit within the institution); Public Service (activities established primarily to provide noninstructional services beneficial to individuals and groups external to the institution); Academic Support (provision of support services for the institution's primary missions [instruction, research, and public service]); and Libraries (organized activities that directly support the operation of a catalogued or otherwise classified collection).

Objectives and performance indicators were still being developed at the time this document went to print.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The sources of funding for this program are the general fund, interagency transfers, fees and self-generated revenues, and federal funds. Interagency transfers at Southern University - New Orleans include funds from the Governor's Office of Urban Affairs and Development for the Small Business Development Center. Fees and self-generated revenues are from: (1) student fees, such as (a) general registration fees, (b) non-resident fees, and (c) other fees, (2) organized activities related to instruction; and (3) other revenues, such as (a) administrative costs, (b) indirect cost recoveries, (c) building use fees, (d) academic enhancement fees, and (e) miscellaneous fees. Federal funds are from Veterans' Administration funding for education, training and rehabilitation.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$6,116,443

$10,774,121

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$6,116,443

$10,774,121

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$125,241; Replacement/New: +$125,241)

$3,469

$3,469

0

 

Annualization of 1997 -'98 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$3,820

$3,820

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$7,490

$7,490

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($8,432)

($8,432)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

$0

$38,055

0

 

Increase in Fees and Self-generated Revenues due to increases in nonresident student fees pursuant to Act 856 of the 1997 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature

 

 

 

 

 

$6,122,790

$10,818,523

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$6,347

$44,402

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.4% of the existing operating budget. It represents 70.4% of the total request ($15,360,320) for this program. In addition to the statewide adjustments cited above, the major reason for the increase from the existing operating budget is due to Act 856 of 1997, the Southern University Board of Supervisors is authorized to impose certain tuition and attendance fee amounts for nonresident students at all institutions in the Southern System. A $38,055 adjustment to fees and self-generated revenues is recommended for this program to reflect the following campuswide adjustments: an $8 increase in out-of-state undergraduate tuition from $4,364 to $4,372 (vs. the regional average of $5,600) for 42 students; and a $1 increase in out-of-state graduate tuition from $4,609 to $4,610 (vs. the regional average of $5,164) for 5 students.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have a specific allocation for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

This program does not have a specific allocation for Other Charges for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have a specific allocation for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

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